A conversation with members of the Latino theatre community about fair and equal representation on our stages, moderated by Jay Dodge, Artistic Producer of Boca del Lupo.
Recorded January 11th, @ 7pm at Progress Lab 1422. Vancouver, BC.
Topics discussed include:
The series of events in Vancouver theatre that have led us to have this open conversation.
A brief history of why an open letter was written to Haberdashery Theatre Company and the Firehall Arts Centre regarding the casting of The Motherfucker with the Hat.
Moving beyond a boycott to an active discussion.
The invisibility & erasure of Latina/o parts in Vancouver theatre.
Deconstructing the idea of the best actor for the role.
Artistic integrity vs casting responsibility.
Will 2016 be the tipping point?
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